Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word hawakan in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word hawakan:

hawakan  Play audio #7467
[verb] to hold something; to hold on to something; to handle something

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Verb conjugations of hawakan:

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Root: hawakConjugation Type: -An
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
hawakan  Play audio #7467
Completed (Past):
hinawakan  Play audio #18535
Uncompleted (Present):
hináhawakan  Play audio #18536
Contemplated (Future):
háhawakan  Play audio #18537
Verb family:
humawak  |  
mahawakan  |  
makahawak  |  
maghawak  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Hawakan Example Sentences in Tagalog: (11)
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Hawakan mo itó.
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Hold this.
Huwág mo akóng hawakan.
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Don't touch me.
Puwede ko bang hawakan ang kamáy mo?
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May I hold your hand?
Nagulat akó sa liít ng itik nang hawakan ko.
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I was surprised at how tiny that little duckling felt in my hand.
Hinawakan ni John ang lapis.
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John held the pencil.
Hinawakan niyá ang libró.
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He held the book.
Hindî pa (ngâ) kitá hináhawakan nakikilitî ka na.
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I haven't even touched you yet and you're already feeling ticklish.
Háhawakan ni David ang mga préparasyón para sa class reunion natin.
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David will handle the preparations for our class reunion.
Kinilíg si Anna nang hinawakan siyá sa kamáy ng crush niyá.
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Anna felt a tingle of excitement when her crush held her hand.
Hinawakan niyá ang barandilya.
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He held on to the railing.

User-submitted Example Sentences (5):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Hawakan mo ang kandila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361351 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hold the candle.

Pwede kong hawakan ang buhok mo?
Tatoeba Sentence #2895958 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Can I touch your hair?

Hawakan mo nang mahigpit ang raketa.
Tatoeba Sentence #2806441 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hold the racket tight.

Hawakan ang bola nang parehong kamay.
Tatoeba Sentence #1815368 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Hold the ball in both hands.

Huwag mo nang hawakan itong bote kailanman!
Tatoeba Sentence #2068073 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Don't touch this bottle ever again!

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Related Words:
Words spelled the same with a different pronunciation, stress, or definition:
2:hawakán  Play audio #18534
[noun] handle

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How to pronounce hawakan:

Play audio #7467
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Related Filipino Words:
hawakhumawakhawakánháwak-hawakmahawakanmaghawakmakahawakpanghawakannakahawakmagkahawak ang mga kamáy
Related English Words:
hold on toholdheldholdinghandlehandledhandling
Grammatical Ligature:
This word plus a grammatical ligature would be:
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